Why are all manifestos so self-aggrandizing and narrow minded? Reading Dogma 95 or We: Variant of a Manifesto is the intellectual equivalent of WWE. You believe you’ve won before it’s even started.
Manifesto (Australia/Germany, 95 min.) Dir. Julian Rosefeldt Starring: Cate Blanchett “Nothing is original,” says a teacher, played by the extraordinary Cate Blanchett (Carol, Blue Jasmine), to a class of wide-eyed youngsters.
Highlights for Vancouver's 2017 DOXA documentary festival include The Road Forward, No Fixed Address, For Dear Life, and Manifesto.
"It has fallen upon me to inscribe the synthesized thoughts and feelings of a number of people who are working in documentary and independent cinema here in Canada," writes Peter Wintonick.
Veteran writer and filmmaker Cole analyzes what makes a doc story work and offers a manifesto on how to make one yourself.